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Preventing nuclear war

a realistic approach

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear crisis control.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by Barry M. Blechman.
    ContributionsBlechman, Barry M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1974.8 .P74 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination197 p. :
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2867704M
    ISBN 100253346010, 0253203503
    LC Control Number84043115

    Get this from a library! The first nuclear world war: a strategy for preventing nuclear wars and the spread of nuclear weapons. [Patrick O'Heffernan; Amory B Lovins; L Hunter Lovins]. The Nuclear Freeze campaign was a mass movement in the United States during the s to secure an agreement between the U.S. and Soviet governments to halt the testing, production, and deployment of nuclear weapons. The movement quickly gained enormous public support and, together with antinuclear allies abroad, played a key role in curbing the nuclear arms race and .

    In , in the book Living with Nuclear Weapons, the Harvard Nuclear Study Group examined the central question of whether nuclear war is inevitable in a world of deterrence. 13 The solution offered by the six authors from the natural and political sciences was for nations to take continual steps to reduce the risk of nuclear war. With enough. Participants spoke to reporters about the tensions between India and Pakistan, how to prevent nuclear war on the Subcontinent, the roots of animosity between the .

    Fukushima wasn’t a “Japanese” nuclear accident—it was an accident that happened to occur in Japan. In fact, if exposed to similarly complex challenges, all 99 operating reactors in the United States would likely have similar outcomes. Worse, Japanese and U.S. regulators share a mindset that severe, supposedly “low probability” accidents are unlikely and not worth the cost and time. They were speaking at the book launch ceremony of the book Hydro-Diplomacy: Preventing Water War Between Nuclear-Armed Pakistan and India authored by Ashfaq Mahmood, former federal secretary, Water and Power, and published by IPS Press – the publishing arm of the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Islamabad – on 22 October


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